Now It Begins

Well, phase one of my Social Security odyssey has begun; I just had a 20-minute conversation with my attorney’s legal assistant that’s going to get the ball rolling on my disability claim. It felt so awkward, talking to a stranger on the phone about my health issues. I’m OK with writing about them in this spaceContinue reading “Now It Begins”

Too Much Information

One of the cool things about the health system I belong to is what’s called a ‘patient portal’—a secure place online where you can access your medical records. This portal gives you the key to your lab test results, information on your meds, even what was found on imaging scans. The only downside is that you still can’tContinue reading “Too Much Information”